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  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe now has an official Instagram account. Photo: EPARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has set up an Instagram account, promising to start posting in earnest in the new year on the photo-sharing social media platform, which is especially popular among young people. "I will finally start doing Instagram in 2018," said the initial post uploaded Friday under the account, certified as authentic , along with a photo of his nameplate used when he appeared on Waratte-iitomo! , a popular television variety show in 2014.

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  2. Nearly 70% oppose plans to propose constitutional amendment in Diet in 2018: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    ... also said the support rating for the LDP was at 24.8 percent, down 3.1 points. The new Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan fetched a support rating of 5 percent, down 0.4 point. Komeito, the LDP's coalition partner, was backed by 4.1 percent, ...

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  3. Experts discuss the need to switch to clean energy resources and technologies at the GPS-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Merinews

    ... discussing about the above mentioned theme. Hon Ejima Kiyoshi, Member at House of Councillors from Liberal Democratic Party in Japan; Mr Masatsugu Shimono, Vice Chairman at IBM Japan; Mr Taishi Sugiyama, Senior Research Fellow at the Canon Institute ...

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  4. Snap Japanese General Election - Victory for AbeRead the original story

    Friday | Online Scene

    ... she was open to form a grand coalition with the LDP. All national surveys predicted the ruling Liberal Democratic Party to take the lead, and having gained enough momentum to win an absolute single-party majority of 284 seats out of 465 seats in the ...

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  5. Japan's Constitutional Democrats: a little party with big ambitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Reuters

    The leader of the small Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, which out-performed expectations in an October vote, now hopes that by offering clear policy alternatives he can oust Prime Minister Shinto Abe's coalition in the next election. One key to achieving that ambitious goal, said party founder Yukio Edano, is an economic platform that puts more weight on redistributing wealth, including by raising corporate taxes to push firms to use their cash reserves to raise wages.

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  6. S. Korean lawmaker raises expectations that Moon, Abe will resume 'shuttle diplomacy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Korea Herald

    A senior South Korean lawmaker on Tuesday raised the expectation that South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will resume "shuttle diplomacy" between the two leaders. Kang Chang-il, leader of the South Korea-Japan Parliamentarians' Union and a lawmaker of South Korea's ruling Democratic Party, made the remarks during a press conference with a group of South Korean correspondents stationed in Tokyo.

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  7. Opposition leader to visit Japan for talks on NK nukes, bilateral tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Korea Herald

    The leader of South Korea's main opposition Liberty Korea Party will embark on a three-day trip to Japan this week for talks with key Tokyo politicians on North Korea threats and bilateral relations, his aide said Tuesday. Hong Joon-pyo will depart for Japan on Wednesday amid growing security concerns in both countries sparked by North Korea's persistent provocations, including the Nov. 29 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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  8. Dear Jonah Still Doesn't Get ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | American Thinker

    I feel for Jonah Goldberg and the rest of the #NeverTrumpers at Conservatism Inc. The awful truth is that their Resistance to the leftward ratchet has failed, and the world has moved on. So last week Jonah's G-File is " Against One-Thingism ," complaining that we are becoming like our lefty friends for whom politics is everything, what with Republican and Trump support for Roy Moore, candidate for United States Senator in Alabama and all.

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  9. Otsuka may disband struggling Democratic Party and form new opposition force: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Japan Times

    Democratic Party leader Kohei Otsuka is considering disbanding his opposition party and forming a new one, a source said Monday. Otsuka may present his proposal at a party meeting Tuesday, but it is not clear which lawmakers would join a new party.

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  10. Young brains rule Day 1 of global meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | DNA India

    Fostering global partnerships to start new businesses for first-time entrepreneurs was the focus of the day-long 'Youth Parliament' that pulled up the curtains on the Global Partnership Summit in New Delhi on Monday. Participants from various countries shared their views on leadership and the importance of striking friendships in the environment of a global village to start a business.

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  11. Ruling party chief leaves for Russia for talks on security, tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Korea Herald

    The leader of South Korea's ruling Democratic Party embarked on an eight-day trip to Russia on Monday for talks with top Moscow officials over North Korea's nuclear standoff, economic cooperation and other bilateral issues. Choo Mi-ae's visit as the chairwoman of the South Korea-Russia Interparliamentary Council is part of her initiative to support the government's efforts to strengthen diplomatic and economic ties with major countries, including the United States, China and Japan.

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  12. Strategic global meet begins today in DelhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | DNA India

    The Global Partnership Summit , a four-day international event to be attended by government leaders, think-tanks, policy-makers, industry captains, social workers, business leaders, entrepreneurs and youth leaders from the world over, will roll out here from Monday. With 3,000 delegates participating, this initiative towards greater cooperation among the US, India and Japan will discuss an Alternative Development Model framework and will strive to evolve energy efficient, environmentally responsible and sustainable model that will also contribute towards empowering societies across the globe.

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  13. No Chinese': Why is racism big in Japan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | South China Morning Post

    ... nationals living in Japan, life has become significantly more difficult under a succession of Liberal Democratic Party governments, according to Arudou. There are countless reports of Japanese property owners refusing to lease their flats to ...

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  14. Donald Trump Jr. was offered access to hacked Democratic data during campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | CBS News

    CBS News has confirmed that Donald Trump Jr. received an email in September 2016 offering access to hacked Democratic Party data. The emailed offer was dated Sept.

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  15. A 2 trillion package for child care, free education in Japan wins Cabinet approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Japan Times

    The Cabinet on Friday approved a A 2 trillion package to expand the scope of free education and child care services as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to address challenges to long-term growth posed by Japan's declining birthrate and aging society. The government hopes the policy package, consisting of A 1.7 trillion from tax revenue and A 300 billion sourced from corporate contributions, will help aging Japan maintain its global competitiveness.

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  16. LDP and Komeito look to hike taxes on 5% of Japan's salaried workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Japan Times

    The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's tax panel broadly approved on Thursday a draft tax reform plan under which about 5 percent of all salaried employees in Japan are seen facing higher income taxes. The LDP and its Komeito ally are slated to adopt their fiscal 2018 tax reform package on Dec. 14, including revisions to the income tax system that will be implemented in January 2020 and are projected to increase the income tax revenue by about A 100 billion.

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  17. Japan Could Still Join China Infrastructure BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Bloomberg

    Japan could consider joining China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank if it makes some changes, a ruling coalition party executive said in an interview in Tokyo on Wednesday. Yoshihisa Inoue, secretary general of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's junior coalition partner, Komeito, was speaking ahead of a trip to Beijing later this month with Liberal Democratic Party counterpart Toshihiro Nikai.

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  18. Korea to step up economic cooperation with RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Korea Herald

    ... with measures to connect Russia with the Northeast Asia super grid and Siberian silk road," Song, a ruling Democratic Party lawmaker, said during the meeting. "The committee will cooperate with related ministries to attain tangible gains in ...

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  19. Time to Organize a Mass Movement in Defense of Social Security and Medicare for AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Counterpunch

    Now that it looks like the President Trump and the Republican Congress will succeed in ramming through the most regressive tax bill in the history of the income tax, it's time to gear up for the real battle - a battle that calls for not more lame Soros-funded, Democratic Party-led "resistance," but rather a deadly serious mass movement to defend and expand Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and what remains of federal welfare assistance.

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  20. Abe stays away from war shrineRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Standard

    Dozens of Japanese lawmakers made a pilgrimage to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which China and South Korea see as a symbol of Tokyo's militaristic past. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe refrained from sending an offering, as he has done in the past.A total of 61 MPs - mainly from Abe's conservative Liberal Democratic Party - attended the war shrine and 76 sent a representative, said a shrine spokes... Dozens of Japanese lawmakers made a pilgrimage to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which China and South Korea see as a symbol of Tokyo's militaristic past.

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